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“Great food and service!”

Shells Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 321 Restaurants in Brandon
Certificate of Excellence
Description: Shells has been serving the Tampa Bay Area Great Casual Seafood for the past 30 years. We search near and far to bring you finest and freshest quality seafood at Dockside prices daily. All of our seafood is prepared fresh to order by our Seafood Experts and served in a casual friendly atmosphere that will impress your family and friends without depressing your wallet. At Shells our motto is what you eat is more important than what you wear!
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Description: Shells has been serving the Tampa Bay Area Great Casual Seafood for the past 30 years. We search near and far to bring you finest and freshest quality seafood at Dockside prices daily. All of our seafood is prepared fresh to order by our Seafood Experts and served in a casual friendly atmosphere that will impress your family and friends without depressing your wallet. At Shells our motto is what you eat is more important than what you wear!
Reviewed January 21, 2020

Our server Adrian was excellent and very personable! Love the blackened salmon! Shells never disappoints!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Thank Lwadsw
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Reviewed January 20, 2020 via mobile

Hard to beat!
This is a great example of consistently good food, consistently prepared, consistently good service, and reasonably priced. Several of us ate here four times in our 10 day Stay in the Tampa area and we’re never disappointed. We had grilled scallops, grilled shrimp, coconut shrimp, clam chowder,
and fresh mahi-mahi. Dining in a relaxed casual atmosphere. They used to have any more restaurants in the Central Florida area but when they were sold the new owners were not able to provide the great food and service and the chain basically failed but the previous owners have taken it back and are slowly bring back many of the restaurants from the past With the same great food and service.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank TomNVickie
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Reviewed January 20, 2020 via mobile

This is a great local seafood place but there can be a wait.
We have eat here a few time since Friday and while there's other places around but this place beats them all hands down.
It's not a chain restaurant but way better than all of them combined.
If you like good affordable seafood this is the place to visit.
The clam chowder is the best I have ever had packed full of clams with a perfect sauce.
The big easy with the mahi-mahi is cooked perfect and the shrimp are great.
Take some time and visit the staff are great and willing to please.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank bobbyb983
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Reviewed January 19, 2020 via mobile

Took the family for Sunday dinner...all went well and staff was very helpful. Kids enjoyed coconut shrimp.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank gregan5
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Reviewed January 18, 2020

It was supposed to be a nice birthday dinner but, my appetizer of clams tasted funny and made me feel ill in the end. We all got our drinks and food quickly as the waitress was very nice. But, our shrimp and pasta dishes were almost slimy so we never ate them. The waitress said she’d tell her Mgr but after waiting 12-15mins with no one showing up we left and naturally didn’t take our left overs! This was a very disappointing evening for all of us.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank rtgepd1
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